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of six-year-old jesse lewis, one of the students who was hiding in vicki soto's school. it must have been very difficult for you all this week, in light of this other story that was unfolding in boston. you must just-- your emotioning must have been almost out of control after what you'd been through even before this. >> it was unbelievable that we were talking to senators and their staff, and then we get news of this while talking to a senator staff member. and just freaking out like, our country's really doing this. people are still, like, so evil. >> schieffer: erica, what was your reaction to the events of this week? >> honestly tfelt like i was reliving the worst day of my entire life over again, thinking about the pain that all of the boston victims' families are going through, and will continue to go through. it was all too familiar of a feeling. >> schieffer: neil? >> it was a shock when i heard what happened in boston. what went through my mind was all of what we lived through at sandy hook on december 14. and i can just imagine it was the same as what it was at sandy hook with t
was the sister of murdered teacher vicki soto. >> the emotion was bittersweet because it's shocking that we even have to have this discussion. >> president obama phoned some of the newtown families with congratulations while speaker john boehner's opposition represents the hurdle in the house of representatives. >>> the plan to arm its cops with tasers, police chief says the restrictions suggested by the public would have done more harm than good. they wanted to arm 5% of its force and that officers should have a less lethal option as a weapon. san francisco, it turns out, is one of the last major cities that doesn't arm its police force with stun guns. they rejected two proposals in the last three years over concern of the medical risk for people who get hit. >>> the search is on for carjacking suspects who led san francisco police on a chase that ended in a watery mess. this stolen car hit a muni bus and then hit a hydrant. the car was stolen from modesto. >>> gasoline prices expected to drop to a three-year low this summer. california drivers will likely see a steady decline, maybe as low as
one back to washington last night with the president. vicky soto was among the six teachers and administrators killed. her sister jillian gave the president a bag with t-shirts reading, team vicky soto. she spoke with rachel maddow last night. >> my sister died and i am coming to washington to fight for change in her name and the other 25 victims of sandy hook. a lot of people have forgotten all the things that we are going through, and, yes, it's been almost four months but it is still very new to us. it's still something we live with every day. and it's a pain that will never go away from us and it's nice to have people rally with us but there are so many people that are still against us that we need to reach out to. >> you see what the goal is here. it's to rekindle the emotional spark that connected newtown with, frankly, all of america in december. the president renewed his plea for gun control at the university of hartford yesterday. >> newtown, we want you to know that we're here with you. we will not walk away from the promises we've made. we are as determined as eve
doing on gun control legislation. we got to the sister of elementary school vicky soto. this is what happened. >> grace mcdonald, age seven. december 14, 2012, newtown connecticut. >> victoria soto, age 27, december 14, 2012, newtown connecticut. rachel davino, age 29, december 14, 2012, newtown connecticut. lauren russo age 30, december 14, 2012, newtown connecticut... cenk: all right that was laurie haas helping her. they kept on reading. for this segment you'll continue to see that. laurie haas, who's daughter emily survived being shot at virginia tech, obviously when julia soto got to her sister, she got very emotional alleged couldn't read her name, so very powerful moment there. among other things, this vigil helped in actually defeating the filibuster. two democrats joined the republican filibuster, but they did not have enough votes to block the debate in the first place. abc news has more on that. all right. we had a report, it's ok, the vote was 68-31. they are proceeding to a debate. don't get them wrong the bill hasn't passed. the big hurdle we had to get through was shou
, the sister of vicki soto, a member of the newtown action alliance, i will talk to you about this stuff whenever you want to talk about it. i realize that doing these kind of interviews is part of what is difficult about this, so i'm very thankful to you, jillian. good luck, thanks. >> thank you. >>> the former white house council, bob bauer is here tonight. he is right in the middle of another thing that people said could never happen in washington but looks like it is in fact happening. we've got lots ahead, all of which defies the common wisdom. please stick with us. [ female announcer ] when a woman wears a pad she can't always move the way she wants. now you can. with stayfree ultra thins. flexible layers move with your body while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. stayfree. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a pref
if they were in our shoes. >> jillian soto, the sister of vicki soto, a member of the newtown action alliance, i will talk to you about this stuff whenever you want to talk about it. i realize that doing these kind of interviews is part of what is difficult about this, so i'm very thankful to you, jillian. good luck, thanks. >> thank you. >>> the former white house council, bob bauer is here tonight. he is right in the middle of another thing that people said could never happen in washington but looks like it is in fact happening. we've got lots ahead, all of which defies the common wisdom. please stick with us. [ male announcer ] if you can clear a crowd but not your nasal congestion, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. are proven to be effective pain relievers. tylenol works by blocking pain signals to your brain. bayer advanced aspirin blocks pain at the site. try the power of bayer advanced aspirin. try the power welcnew york state, where cutting taxes
checks. i'll talk to the sister of a sandy hook teacher, vicki soto. [ male announcer ] it was designed to escape the ordinary. it feels like it can escape gravity. ♪ the 2013 c-class coupe. ♪ starting at $37,800. ♪ >>> today on capitol hill, a stunning and crushing defeat on gun control. the senate rejected a bill to expand background checks. verdict down seven amendments, including a ban on assault weapons, high-capacity magazines. in fact, just about everything. it's a huge victory for the nra and the bitter defeat for president obama. today angry, lashed out at lawmakers. >> i've heard some say that blocking this step would be a victory. my question is, a victory for who? a victory for what? all that happened today was the preservation of the loophole that let's dangerous criminals buy guns without a background check. that didn't make our kids safer. victory for not doing something that 90% of americans, 80% of republicans, the vast majority of your constituents wanted to get done? it begs the question, who are we here to represent? >> today's senate vote com
capitol hill. lobbying lawmakers to take up gun legislation. jillian soto, whose sister vicky, died at sandy hook elementary school, met with democrats and republicans. >> it's hard to even wrap your arms around this that this ever even happened. we're just taking it day by day. and you know, going to washington, and demanding something happen. >> thank you. >> reporter: the high-profile visit come as the senate's top democrat, harry reid, announced he will force a vote this week on whether to start debate on tougher gun laws. and they coincide with a week-long white house offensive. >> safer for our children, so let's do the right thing. >> reporter: monday, president obama pressed the senate from connecticut with a campaign-style event. tuesday, at a white house event with law enforcement officials, vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder applied more pressure, as a growing group of republicans say they plan to block the senate from even debating the democratic offered bill. >> won't even proceed. now maybe between now and the time it gets to the floor they will,
soto lost her big sister, vicki, a first grade teacher. >> need senators to be on board. if they saw their child be murdered this way, they would feel very differently. >> the families will be here through thursday, one of their first stops was a meeting with democratic senators from their home state of connecticut. >> people said that connecticut couldn't pass the strongest gun violence law in the nation. but when the sandy hook families came to the state capital, things changed. >> it is shaping up to be a tougher battle here on capitol hill. senate majority leader plans to vote thursday on a gun bill that would include expanded background checks. more than a dozen republicans have already said they will block a vote on any gun control legislation. including idaho senator, james rish. >> americans have the right to bare arms, just as stated in the constitution and to do it without government surveillance. >> the national rifle association has also sent out a special alert, asking members to contact their senators and urge them to oppose gun legislation. jillian soto wants to see
with a family of one of the hero teachers who sadly lost her life. i have one of vicki's sisters with me, carlee soto, right now, who already is very moved, i think, by what you have been saying. obviously bringing back a lot of powerful memories. but the fact that the senate is prepared to admit he is changing his mind is extremely significantly right now in this debate. when you watch that interview, as i did, with the soto family, what was it about that that particularly struck you? >> well, just how broken these families were and how devastated they were by this tragedy. and i think in so many ways, the whole country had the same reaction that i had. and i think we have to ask ourselves, if you're an elected official that has a vote, you've got to decide how will you use that vote when it comes in front of you. and i -- i think in some ways, it's good -- it's very positive that we've got a bipartisan agreement on a background check bill. that's good news. but it's not enough. the test here is not what the deal is in washington or whether democrats or republicans come together. that's importa
, shooting visited capitol hill. lobbying lawmakers to take up gun legislation. jillian soto, whose sister vicky, died at sandy hook elementary school, met with democrats and republicans. >> it's hard to even wrap your arms around this that this ever even happened. we're just taking it day by day. and you know, going to washington, and demanding something happen. >> thank you. >> reporter: the high-profile visit come as the senate's top democrat, harry reid, announced he will force a vote this week on whether to start debate on tougher gun laws. and they coincide with a week-long white house offensive. >> safer for our children, so let's do the right thing. >> reporter: monday, president obama pressed the senate from connecticut with a campaign-style event. tuesday, at a white house event with law enforcement officials, vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder applied more pressure, as a growing group of republicans say they plan to block the senate from even debating the democratic offered bill. >> won't even proceed. now maybe between now and the time it gets to the floo
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